Why is people insisting on speaking like staff members of this site a thing? Damn.
"That's a thing" predates Alex. I've been saying it for years, myself. Not trying to hipster, it's just really common around where I live.
To be fair, plenty of people say it because of Alex and for no reason beyond that. But yeah, generally speaking people don't have "original" things they say. It's actually fascinating to see how your language changes based on who you talk to. You pick up other people's ways pretty quickly especially at a young age, and often you rub off on others. Doesn't surprise me in the slightest that people think it's just an Alex thing, but a bit of thinking and you'll realize that there are bound to be people who say that a lot just like he does. Hell even Ryan says it a bit.
Also I think it's fair to say someone had a better showing than anyone else at E3. Maybe "win" and "lose" are the wrong words, but if you're going to apply those it's probably Ubisoft winning and Nintendo handily losing. And you thought Microsoft barely showed any games, and was boring as shit!
Like it or not, some folks showed better at E3, some worse. There's nothing wrong with considering them doing better as an indication of cool things coming from them in the next year or so, nor if they do poorly to be worried that they won't have much coming for them. Unsurprisingly the name of the game this year is going to be third party games. Microsoft in particular is waiting to launch new stuffs until the next generation, because they know that it's the easiest way to boost a franchise to hugeness. Just look at Oblivion. It never would have become as huge as it is, nor would Fallout have, had they not been in a fairly limited library early at launch, thus encouraging people who normally wouldn't buy it to jump on board.
It's a bit silly to say anyone "won" E3 because it is a predominately floor focused show, with things the average streamer doesn't get to touch or often even see except for in snippets. But "had the best press conference" is what people generally seem to mean, and that seems totally legitimate.
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